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Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 (Scottish poet)

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Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

2 versions of lecture on Robert Burns and Medicine given in Edinburgh, c 1964-27 November 1970

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Identifier: Coll-32/D.212
Scope and Contents 2 versions of lecture by Norman Dott on Robert Burns and Medicine given in Edinburgh. The lectures have different mauscript corrections, and one has a note 'lent to Dr. Happel 27.11.70. [27 November 1970]'.
Dates: c 1964-27 November 1970

5. Arran, Bute, Ayr, Wigton, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries, circa 1850 (spine-dated 1849)

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Identifier: Coll-10/5
Scope and Contents This is the fifth volume of Adam White’s set of eight scrapbook albums, containing 289 items mounted on 202 pages.The volume covers south-west Scotland, encompassing the historical counties of Bute, Ayrshire, Wigtownshire, Kirkcudbright and Dumfriesshire. Beginning with the islands of Arran and Bute, the volume takes in the landscape, castles and landed estates of the Firth of Clyde and inland Ayrshire, the towns of Ayr and Dumfries, the shores of the Solway, and the marches of the Western...
Dates: circa 1850 (spine-dated 1849)

Antique forgery of a letter from Robert Burns to James Johnson

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Identifier: Coll-1166
Scope and Contents Letter refers to ill-health, and to mis-spellings in 'Hyslop's bill'. It is address to Mr. Jas. Johnson, Engraver, Music Shop, Lawn Market, Edinburgh.

The collection also includes a cover, noted: 'Letter of the poet Burns received from Mr. James Stewart Merchant Burrowstounness January 1851'.
Dates: 1796

‘Burns as a Scots Folksong Collector’, 10 December 1910-20 January 1911

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Scope and Contents ‘Burns as a Scots Folksong Collector’. Burns lecture by Marjory Kennedy-Fraser, [20 January 1911], filed together with ‘Scottish National Song Society [...] Lecture by Mrs Kennedy-Fraser on Burns as a Scots Folk-Song Collector’, Edinburgh, 20 January 1911, leaflet, multiple copies, lecture text often on reverses of discarded letters etc., including stencilled letter from James Kyd, Edinburgh District Board of Lunacy, Edinburgh, 9 December 1910, ‘To the Town Clerk,...
Dates: 10 December 1910-20 January 1911

Collection of Original Letters and Verses of Robert Burns, 2nd half of the 18th century

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Identifier: La.III.586
Scope and Contents Collection of original letters and verses by Robert Burns.
Dates: 2nd half of the 18th century

Correspondence between Norman Dott and the British Council Specialist Tours Department, 1963-1964

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Identifier: Coll-32/E.45
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Norman Dott and the British Council Specialist Tours Department, dated 1963-1964. The correspondence relates to tours planned and Council support. It includes letters about recital of Burns' songs in the vernacular.
Dates: 1963-1964

Correspondence between Norman Dott, Douglas Guthrie and Sir Walter Mercer, 1963, 1967

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Identifier: Coll-32/D.215
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Norman Dott and Douglas Guthrie dated 1963 and Dott and Sir Walter Mercer, dated 1967. The correspondence relates to references for Dott's talks on Robert Burns and Medicine.
Dates: 1963, 1967

Manuscript biography of Robert Burns by Gabriel Setoun, pseudonym of Thomas Nicoll Hepburn

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Identifier: Coll-1922
Scope and Contents Manuscript bibliography of Robert Burns by the Scottish poet and author Thomas Nicoll Hepburn, under the pseudonym Gabriel Setoun. Inscription on fly-leaf: "To my friend Dr Cattanach with all good and kind wishes. Gabriel Setoun. 23rd Jan. 1901." 232 x 172 mm, 264 pp.
Dates: 1901

Miscellaneous music, c 1908-1930

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Scope and Contents Miscellaneous music. Several Marjory Kennedy-Fraser songs, Hebridean and others, mainly manuscripts, some printed sheets, some transposed versions of published songs, manuscripts, several arrangements for harp accompaniment, manuscripts. ‘A Parting Toast’, ‘M.K.F.’s [Marjory Kennedy Fraser] Key or for general use’, and ‘Loom Blessing’, manuscript. ‘Bloweth...
Dates: c 1908-1930

Scots Songs arr. [arranged] for mixed voices by W. N. W. Watson, May 1877- December 1880

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Scope and Contents Scots Songs arr. [arranged] for mixed voices by W. N. W. Watson. ‘Scots Songs arr. [arranged] for mixed voices by W. N. W. Watson, specially arr. [arranged] for the Kennedies in 1878’, unbound collection of 35 Scots songs (also four Scots songs arranged for piano only), manuscripts, dated between May 1877 and December 1880, mostly for five voices: ‘Glenogie’, ‘Glenogie’ (second arranged), ‘Ray’s Wife o’ Aldivalloch’, ‘My Nannie’s awa’’, ‘There’s Braw Braw Lads’, ‘Ye Banks...
Dates: May 1877- December 1880